“The music of Sibelius does not lend itself to comparison or classification. It is like a meteorite that fell from the sky.”
(Herbert von Karajan)
150 years after his birth, Jean Sibelius is widely-lauded as a 20th-century master symphonist. Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Classics proudly join the celebrations by reissuing some of the most legendary Sibelius recordings ever made.
All the important Sibelius works in a single 14 CD set of superb interpretations. The 7 symphonies plus ‘Kullervo’, tone poems, concertos, stage music and songs are all here,all performed by some of the most prominent Sibelius interpreters including Bernstein & Karajan for symphonies and tone poems and Mutter for violin works.
How were Sibelius’ works performed during his lifetime? This 11 CD set aims to answer that question by presenting some of the most legendary Sibelius recordings from the vaults of Decca’s Mono and early Stereo Catalogue.
Sibelius: Complete Songs
This unique, Gramophone Award-winning project presents the Complete Songs of Sibelius, sung by the incomparable Elisabeth Söderström and Tom Krause.
“A veritable treasure house… a revelation to many who think they know their Sibelius” (Gramophone 1985)
Sibelius: The Seven Symphonies
Decca has gone back to the original tapes of this critically acclaimed cycle and present them here in a deluxe 4 CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Disc edition - an unprecedented opportunity to hear the recordings at 24-bit/96kHz resolution.
Anthony Collins: Sibelius - The Complete Symphonies
Presented here, for the first time as a 6 LP box set, is Anthony Collins’ cult Sibelius Cycle – one of the first to be recorded by one conductor and orchestra.